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BARCELONA DESTINATION GUIDE

"You'll find it all in Barcelona, whether you love the ancient history, the unmatched artworks, the gorgeous beaches, or the rich Catalan culture. Be sure to spend at least one night on the town here, soaking up the amazing nightlife and a few local cavas!"

Travel Director
Barcelona at a glance
Wander the medieval plazas, marvel at the masterpieces of Gaudí, relax on the golden beaches and discover the two-thousand-year-old history of Barcelona. As night falls, live it up with your expert Trafalgar Travel Director with sunset cocktails by the sea, lively tapas bars, soulful flamenco shows and sultry jazz bars.
Currency
Euro
Winter avg temp
10°C
Summer avg temp
25°C
Time Zone
GMT+2
Language
Spanish, Catalan
Good Morning
Buenos días
Good Evening
Buena noches

What to pack for Barcelona

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Espadrilles

Do as the locals and pick up a pair of espadrilles for strolling around the beaches and streets of Barcelona. It’s all about comfort and style combined!

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Catalan phrasebook

As the capital of Catalonia, Catalan is the local dialect of Barcelona. Try swapping your Spanish phrases for the mother tongue and you’ll be rewarded with plenty of smiles.

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A scarf or pashmina

A scarf will come in handy on cooler evenings, air-conditioned transport, and when visiting churches and religious sites when bare shoulders must be covered.

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Day bag

With so many incredible markets and malls, a day bag is perfect for holding all the souvenirs and treats you find on your Barcelona tours.

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Digital maps

You’ll love taking time to explore this wonderful city on your own, and a digital map of Barcelona on your phone will help keep you on the right track.

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